Earl E. Kelly
Concordia Cemetery, 7900 W. Madison St., Forest Park
Earl E. Kelly, loving and devoted father of Joseph Kelly and Jacob Kelly, passed away unexpectedly at the age of 51. Born in May of 1971, in Wisconsin to the late Patricia Kelly, Earl was the loving brother of the late Deborah Havlik and the late Shari Williams (née Smejkal). He enlisted in the United States Navy during his early youth where he served for seven years. An avid lover of reading and expanding his knowledge, Earl attended local colleges to obtain certifications in all things technology-relevant. A passionate entrepreneur, Earl was known to own and operate numerous IT companies. Most recently a resident of Riverside, IL, Earl enjoyed taking in the local nature scenes with his toy poodle, “Bear”. Earl was known for his kindness, generosity, and ability to quickly make friends with everyone who met him. He enjoyed playing poker, taking trips to microcenter, and fishing. Most notably, Earl could be found expressing his pride in his two sons, Joey and Jake, and love for his nieces, Abigail and Emily Williams and his nephew Dustin Havlik.
A wake will be held on Monday, September 12th, 2022 from 3:00-7:00p.m. at Adolf Funeral Home, 2921 S. Harlem Ave, Berwyn, Illinois. Funeral prayers at Adolf Funeral Home on Tuesday, September 13th, 2022 at 10:00am. Burial to take place immediately following at Concordia Cemetery, 7900 W. Madison Ave, Forest Park, Illinois.